MALABAR SPINACH SEEDS - Listed for our First Time Ever!

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I guess it must be about time.

For about the last two years, we've been periodically selling our surplus, homegrown garden seeds online. It started with the @homesteaderscoop and then also our Etsy shop. In that time, we've listed a wide variety of seeds, but we've never actually offered up any of our Malabar Spinach seeds, which is actually my Number 3 Garden Plant of all time. In the video below, I share about how amazingly it has been reseeding for us (I haven't planted any since 2018). Then, I'll include a bit of a description and link, before an assortment of photos. Enjoy, and if you're interested, feel free to place an order, but remember supplies are limited.

Once I met the Red Stemmed Vining Malabar Spinach, it quickly became one of my Top 3 garden plants. It is the best way I know of to have an amazing amount of rich, fresh greens all summer long, and on our homestead it's been reseeding itself for years, so I haven't even had to plant it since 2018. By using a simple trellis we allow this tropical perennial to climb upwards and create a thick wall of edible greens that flourishes in the heat of summer, as long as it gets adequate water. In our growing zone (6b/7a) it is an annual and dies back each winter, but not before reseeding itself first. Whether we eat it fresh or cooked, it's always welcome at our dinner table, and this plant has really impressed us since we first met it. We offer a minimum of 35 seeds per packet, and we hope that yours will thrive and reseed itself too for years and years to come. Order Link Here.

Malabar Spinach Photos

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Papa. I love the way you live your life. I am honestly afraid of change because I grew up in the city. But my husband to be lives in the province where they have access to grow their own food, fruit and vegetables and care for farm animals. All of which, I am truly excited about and because that's a life I prefer rather than slaving around at the office to please everyone around and wait for salary. Its absurd!!! Or maybe because I love nature. Haha. Still I am truly inspire by how you live your life with your family.
Keep posting Papa.
Love lots,

Wow, thank you for sharing that. We were hesitant to make the change too, but went all in. I quit my job, we sold our house, and we went for it, and we DO NOT regret it. Thanks again for sharing!

I LOVE this stuff!

I grow the red-veined variety as well, and though I grew a little beforehand, I really fell in love with it when I took my aquaponics courses at Morning Star Fishermen in Dade City, Florida, in 2009 and 2011, as they had a ton of it growing on trellises above the raceways, and I loved its lemony flavor.

It's especially good for small critters, such as rabbits and especially guinea pigs, as it is naturally high in vitamin C, which most green leafy vegetables contain in much lesser amounts. As guinea pigs, like humans, do NOT manufacture their own vitamin C, it can be an especially valuable addition for them, and the bonus is that they absolutely love the stuff.

Our growing zone was 6b, when we first moved to Tennessee in November 2011, but it has since been revised to 7a, so we're in about the same growing zone.

I haven't had mine reseed as yet, but I've grown mine mostly in containers, though I plan to grow it along the outer walls of our poultry enclosure next year. I'm guessing the chickens and ducks will appreciate it as well.

Excellent! I'm sooo impressed by this stuff! One of my top garden plants for sure. Give that soil a try and see if you get some reseeding themselves!

I'll do that!

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